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Drunk Driver accident and punitive damages in Texas
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Can I Get Punitive Damages if I am Hurt by a Drunk Driver?

  Possibly. When a drinking driver gets behind the wheel, they should know that the chances of injuring someone else are very high. While the law in Texas requires a …

Houston work zone crashes
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Texas Construction Zone Accidents

    As noted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Roadway work zones are hazardous both for motorists who drive through the complex array of signs, barrels, and lane …

Texas injury claims for minors
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Texas Procedures for Injury Settlements that Involve Minors

  There is not much more difficult for a parent than dealing with an injury to their child. All of us with children probably went to the emergency room when …

Do truckers get enough training?
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Do Commercial Truck Drivers Receive Enough Training in 2021?

  Millions of miles are logged on U.S. roads each year by big rig operators, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Indeed, Texas is one of the top three …

What is a slipped disc?
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Ruptured Discs after a Car Accident: How They Can Impact You (And the Compensation You Deserve)

  Did you suffer ruptured or slipped discs in a car accident? Unfortunately, ruptured, or herniated, discs occur all too frequently in car accidents. Often, slipped, or herniated, discs cause …

Houston attorney for motorcycle crash
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What is the Average Motorcycle Injury Settlement?

Motorcycle accidents happen frequently in Texas.   They can be the fault of the motorcycle rider but most of the time it is the other driver at fault.  Because the motorcycle …

Low Settlement Offer
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How to Deal with a Low Settlement Offer

Most people do not understand that interactions with an insurance adjuster on a personal injury claim can be stressful and certainly not fun. Even after the insurance company has stipulated …

auto dash cams
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How Can Dash Cams Help Your Texas Car Accident Claim?

Do you remember when the modern technology in your car was a tape deck? Do you remember listening to both sides of the cassette tape on the Texas highways until …

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Preparing for and Giving a Deposition in Texas

When a personal injury case is in court, it’s essential to gather evidence. One part of gathering evidence is a deposition. This is court-ordered testimony that seeks to question the …

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Why is the Insurance Company Low Balling Me?

Why is the insurance company lowballing me? That question is asked frequently by accident victims. It’s hard for people to understand why companies offer low accounting when they are trying …

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How Facebook Can Hurt Your Car Accident Case and 5 Ways to Protect Yourself

Capturing an enjoyable moment with a video and posting it to Facebook may seem like a normal and innocent thing to do. But if you have recently been involved in …

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What Yielding the Right of Way Means

For many drivers, the idea of the right-of-way can simply be a reference to the requirement that one needs to obey all traffic laws, including those at a controlled intersection. …

Why people want to change lawyers
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Why People Become Unhappy with Their Personal Injury Attorney

We have been practicing personal injury litigation for over 35 years in the greater Houston area. Every week we get telephone calls from someone who has a Houston personal injury lawyer …

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How to Find a Lawyer for an Accident with an Amazon Van

  It’s getting more and more common for people to get into accidents with Amazon vans. Fortunately, the fact that the driver works for Amazon doesn’t mean that you can’t …

about negligent entrustment and accidents
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Negligent Entrustment Claims in Texas

  In some circumstances, an owner of the vehicle can be held accountable for its use by another person. This concept is called negligent entrustment. Car accident lawyers in Texas …

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How to Avoid a Tire Failure Car Accident

Tire Failure Car Wrecks Driving down the highway at speeds of 75 to 80 miles per hour and you hear a loud pop. Next thing you know, your vehicle starts …